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Setting custom standard UPX parameters?

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Morthawt

When you compile your exe with UPX enabled you see this in the lower window:

>Running:(3.7.0.0):C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\aut2exe\upx.exe" --best --compress-icons=0 -qq "C:\Users\username\Desktop\filename.exe"

What do I have to edit or what do I need to do to change those parameters that UPX is using? I would like to totally customize how UPX runs instead of having to manually compile without UPX and then manually go out of my way to do the compression each time with customized settings.

Any way I can just alter the detault "--best --compress-icons=0 -qq" to something I choose?

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BrewManNH

It comes from AutoIt3Wrapper. If you want to run upx at the same time as your script is being compiled, but with different parameters, you can try turning off using UPX in the wrapper commands, and then use the RunAfter command to have it run UPX with your own parameters. Check out the Compile options in Scite (CTRL-F7) and look at the Run Before/After tab.


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Jos

or simply use the directive for it:

#AutoIt3Wrapper_UseUpx= ;(Y/N) Compress output program. Default=Y
#AutoIt3Wrapper_UPX_Parameters= ;Override the default setting for UPX.

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BrewManNH

I never knew there was a UPX parameter wrapper command, guess I need to polish up on that. :)


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